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Pacers' Jordan Hill arrested in Georgia for reckless driving

INDIANAPOLIS - JULY 14: Jordan Hill #27 of the Indiana Pacers speaks to the media at Bankers Life Fieldhouse on July 14, 2015 in Indianapolis, Indiana. NOTE TO USER: User expressly acknowledges and agrees that, by downloading and or using this Photograph, user is consenting to the terms and condition of the Getty Images License Agreement. Mandatory Copyright Notice: 2015 NBAE (Photo by Ron Hoskins/NBAE via Getty Images)

INDIANAPOLIS - JULY 14: Jordan Hill #27 of the Indiana Pacers speaks to the media at Bankers Life Fieldhouse on July 14, 2015 in Indianapolis, Indiana. NOTE TO USER: User expressly acknowledges and agrees that, by downloading and or using this Photograph, user is consenting to the terms and condition of the Getty Images License Agreement. Mandatory Copyright Notice: 2015 NBAE (Photo by Ron Hoskins/NBAE via Getty Images)

INDIANAPOLIS -- Indiana Pacers newcomer Jordan Hill was arrested near Atlanta on charges of reckless driving and speeding after police clocked his car going 107 mph in a 65-mph zone.

According to the police report, Hill was taken into custody Tuesday afternoon. A police officer from Alpharetta, Georgia, wrote that Hill explained he was "in a hurry."

Pacers President Larry Bird said the team was aware of the charges, did not condone what happened and that team officials would address the matter with Hill.

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Hill signed a one-year, $4 million deal with the Pacers on July 14. Last season, Hill averaged 12.0 points and 7.9 rebounds for the Los Angeles Lakers.